Miriam E. Nilan of Kennett Square

Miriam E. Nilan, 94, of Kennett Square, died Friday, May 1, at the Franciscan Care Center in Hockessin, Del.  She was the wife of James Albert Nilan, with whom she shared 39 years of marriage, and who died in 1974.

Born in Landenberg, she was the daughter of the late Eveard and Bertha Alcorn Broomhall.

She was a Nurses Aid at Pocopson Home in West Chester for 21 years before retiring in 1977

Mrs. Nilan was a member of St. Patrick’s Church in Kennett Square.

She enjoyed playing cards and trips to Atlantic City.

Mrs. Nilan is survived by three sons, Thomas Nilan of Newark, James Nilan and his wife Evelyn of Wilmington, and David Nilan of Kennett Square, one daughter, Patricia Konitzer of Kennett Square, nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, (Phone: 610-444-4116), and again on Wednesday morning, May 6, from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at the funeral homes.  Her Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m.  at St. Patrick’s Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kennett Square.

The family would like to thank Bret, Angela, Jane and the rest of the staff, for the special care given to their mother at the Franciscan Care Center.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecofuneralhomes.com.

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